CMS Responds to NAHC Inquiry on Physician Signature Dating Requirements

NAHC Question: I’m writing to request policy clarification on the signature dating requirements in CR 6698 at: www.cms.gov/transmittals/downloads/R327PI.pdf. The Transmittal repeatedly states that signatures must be dated. However, there is a longstanding home health policy whereby, if a physician did not date his/her signature, the home health agency could enter the date of receipt on…